January 30, 2012
The opening scene went something like this: Setting: Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab building 17 cafeteria -- Fall 2009 Rocket Scientist #1: I do community theater. Rocket Scientist #2: I almost minored in theater in college. Rocket Scientist #1: Really? We should start a drama club here. Rocket Scientist #2: I'm in. Rocket Scientist #1: OK, good. For Big Science types at APL, tilting too far to their logical, self-controlled left brains could be hazardous. But that's less of an issue since the curtain was raised on the APL Drama Club by mission designer Chris Dong and fellow space department member Dawn Moessner, a mission design analyst.
January 5, 2012
Members of Liberty High School's Thespian Society are scheduled to perform J. Robert Wilkins' play, "War Letters," this week at the International Thespian Society Festival, Maryland Conference. The festival will be held Jan. 6-7 at Tuscarora High School in Frederick County. After those performances, the troupe will bring the show home to Liberty High School, Bartholow Road, Eldersburg, for performances Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Jan. 12, 13 and 14, at 7 p.m., with a special matinee show also on Jan. 14 at 2 p.m. "War Letters," depicts the story of a soldier on a peacekeeping mission overseas, and the ways in which his family deals with separation via letters.
January 6, 2011
He has performed on Broadway, in film and on TV. But when a decidedly amateur troupe at a Baltimore County elementary school invited him to work on their show, Eric Anthony jumped right in, eager to play mentor and share his talent — this time behind the scenes. Jamea Rice-Coleman had donned long brown dog ears for a lead role in "Let Sleeping Beauties Lie," Edmondson Heights Elementary's winter production. On stage, she easily mastered the charming side of Dogg, her canine character.
October 12, 2006
Concert Everclear at Recher Touring behind its first indepen dent label release in 14 years, Everclear is returning to its in die rock roots tonight at the Recher Theatre. Lead singer Art Alexakis boasts that he's written the "ultimate breakup song" on the album Welcome to the Drama Club. The show be gins at 7 p.m. at the Recher Theatre, 512 York Road. Tickets are $20. Call 410-337-7210, 410-547-SEAT or go to ticket master.com.
May 1, 2005
The Western Horizon Council and the Glenwood library will hold a free dinner and workshop for middle school pupils and their parents. "Hidden IM's, Chat Choices and Safe Surfing," is to run from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. May 24 at the library. The library is at 2350 Route 97 in Cooksville. Reservations (410-313-5577) are required for the dinner and workshop. Maryland State Police investigator Elliot Cohen will be the facilitator. The Western Horizon Council is an advisory group made up of people who live or work in western Howard.
April 24, 2005
The Glenwood library, 2350 Route 97, Cooksville, will present "Managing Your Well and Septic System" at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Representatives from the Howard County Health Department will speak. The library's Contemporary Fiction Book Club will discuss The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, by Michael Chabon, at 7 p.m. May 2. Library associate Lucie Pettis will lead the discussion. The Western Howard County Seniors Book Club will meet at 10 a.m. May 4. The group, made up for retired women, will discuss Wish You Well by David Baldacci.